Zachary Sussman is a Brooklyn-based wine writer, educator, and consultant.

He currently serves as the New York wine columnist for Punch, an independent, online magazine in collaboration with Ten Speed Press, where he covers all aspects of the culture of wine. His work appears in such outlets as Saveur, The Wall Street Journal Magazine, Food & Wine, The World of Fine WineBon Appétit, Wine & Spirits MagazineBeverage Media, Tasting Table, and Wine-Searcher.com, among many othersand has been mentioned in the “What We’re Reading” section of the New York Times Diner‘s Journal. In 2016, Zachary was named Emerging Wine Writer of the Year at the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards in London. He is currently writing The Essential Wine Book, which will appear from Ten Speed Press in 2019.